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Jan13

Pride on the Sunshine Coast

POSTED ON // Monday, 13 January 2014 Written by // Ron Hughes

Pride on the Sunshine Coast

The 6th Annual Sunshine Coast Pride Festival is gearing up for what is promising to be the biggest pride event north of Brisbane... EVER.

Jan09

Deportation on hold for gay Brisbane man

POSTED ON // Thursday, 09 January 2014 Written by // Michael Magnusson

Deportation on hold for gay Brisbane man

Gay man Ali Choudhry who faced deportation to Pakistan has been granted a temporary permit.

Dec30

Ride with Dykes on Bikes Queensland at Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Monday, 30 December 2013 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Ride with Dykes on Bikes Queensland at Mardi Gras

Ever fantasized about riding pillion on a bike in the Sydney Mardi Gras? Here’s your chance, reports Andrew Shaw. 

Dec27

Year in headlines: Brisbane

POSTED ON // Friday, 27 December 2013 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Year in headlines: Brisbane

It was an eventful year for Brisbane’s LGBTI community. Andrew Shaw looks back at the year in headlines.

Nov21

Equal Love Rally this weekend

POSTED ON // Thursday, 21 November 2013 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Equal Love Rally this weekend

The campaign for marriage equality takes to the streets again this weekend with rallies and marches across Australia.

Nov19

A statement regarding recent comments

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 19 November 2013

A statement regarding recent comments

A statement on behalf of Queensland Pride concerning comments made on social media...

QP and the management and staff of the Wickham Hotel have always enjoyed a strong professional working relationship. Ms Ruth Gardner has been a supporter of our community magazine for many years. It is disappointing that QP former account manager has recently made inaccurate, false and misleading comments about Ruth and the Wickham Hotel in relation to his prior employment with QP.

QP looks forward to working with Ruth and her team on the exciting events planned for the Wickham in 2014.

Nov19

QPP hits Redcliffe Sunday Market with END HIV message

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 19 November 2013 Written by // Andrew Shaw

QPP hits Redcliffe Sunday Market with END HIV message

Visitors to Redcliffe’s Jetty Markets got the chance to find out more about HIV prevention recently as the team from Queensland Positive People (QPP) pitched their marquee on Redcliffe Parade.

Sep23

Shelley Argent steps down from PFLAG

POSTED ON // Monday, 23 September 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

Shelley Argent steps down from PFLAG

PFLAG’s long serving National Spokesperson and Brisbane PFLAG president Shelley Argent is stepping down from her role as head of the Brisbane chapter due to health reasons.

Sep18

Queensland may give pardons to gay men convicted of homosexual acts.

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 18 September 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

Queensland may give pardons to gay men convicted of homosexual acts.

The Queensland government is considering providing pardons to men convicted of homosexual acts in the state prior to 1991.

Sep18

Unisex toilets planned for Queensland schools

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 18 September 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

Unisex toilets planned for Queensland schools

Queensland State Education Minister John Paul Langbroek has confirmed a departmental review will most likely lead to the introduction of unisex toilet facilities, change rooms and sports teams in the state's schools.

Sep08

LGBTI groups hopeful of progress under Coalition

POSTED ON // Sunday, 08 September 2013 Written by // Reg Domingo

LGBTI groups hopeful of progress under Coalition

LGBTI advocacy groups are cautiously optimistic of progress in equality and health under the new Coalition government. 

Aug28

Bob Brown keynote speaker at Brisbane Pride Festival launch

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 28 August 2013 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Bob Brown keynote speaker at Brisbane Pride Festival launch

Former Greens leader Bob Brown will join Councillor Vicki Howard and community speakers at the Brisbane Pride Festival Gala Launch.

Aug23

McNamara challenges Gambaro on marriage vote: WIll you cross the floor?

POSTED ON // Friday, 23 August 2013 Written by // Andrew Shaw

McNamara challenges Gambaro on marriage vote: WIll you cross the floor?

Following a statement yesterday by federal LNP Member for Brisbane Teresa Gambaro that she will support same-sex marriage in parliament if given a conscience vote, Labor candidate for Brisbane Fiona McNamara has challenged Gambaro to state whether she would cross the floor to make that vote. 

Aug23

Gambaro comes out in support of marriage equality

POSTED ON // Friday, 23 August 2013 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Gambaro comes out in support of marriage equality

Member for Brisbane Teresa Gambaro (LNP) has declared she will vote in favour of same-sex marriage if given a conscience vote. 

Aug20

Brisbane Pride announces Fair Day line-up

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Brisbane Pride announces Fair Day line-up

Brisbane Pride Festival has announced its line-up for this year’s Fair Day at New Farm Park.

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